[erlang-questions] No timeout on connect

Gamoto gamoto@REDACTED
Sun Apr 5 19:32:24 CEST 2009

I run on Windows server 2003
There is no parameter for making a "blocking" connect ?
>Gamoto wrote:
>> What is wrong in this code ? When I run it, without a listening server, after a few second, I have a timeout error !!
>> infinity parameter is not correctly defined ?
>Which OS and Erlang release are you using?  When I try that on R12B-5
>for both Linux and Windows it returns quickly as well, but the Reason is
>'econnrefused' which is what I'd expect to see when there's no server there.
>The timeout parameter is how long the connection attempt will wait for a
>response of any kind, be it success, refusal or some other kind of
>failure.  Setting it to 'infinity' (the default, by the way, so you
>don't need to explicitly set it) doesn't mean that it will keep retrying
>a failed connection indefinitely.

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